Brent-WTI spreads further apart – Resource InvestorPosed On August 22nd, 2014

Resource Investor
Brent-WTI spreads further apart Resource Investor WTI for October delivery fell as much as 95 cents to $92.50 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The U.S. benchmark crude was at a discount of $8.56 a barrel to Brent for October. The spread closed at $8.83 yesterday, the … Crude firms on batch of upbeat U.S. economic indicatorsNASDAQ US crude rises ahead of expiration; Brent crude slides on ChinaDaniels Trading Must-know: Why the WTI-Brent spread is wideningMarket Realist Peninsula On-line all 670 news articles »
Source:Brent-WTI spreads further apart – Resource Investor

Japanese trade currencies, interest rates, and export surpluses – Market RealistPosed On August 21st, 2014

Japanese trade currencies, interest rates, and export surpluses Market Realist Countries with relatively higher interest rates should have forward exchange rates that are expected to appreciate and vice-versa. However, this doesn’t usually work out. It leads to speculative opportunities for traders that are betting on a
Source:Japanese trade currencies, interest rates, and export surpluses – Market Realist

Malaise makes German bonds more attractive than US – The Globe and MailPosed On August 20th, 2014

Malaise makes German bonds more attractive than US The Globe and Mail In Germany, the so-called 2/10 spread has fallen from 174 basis points in January to 98 basis points, the lowest since 2008. The decline in the U.K. over the same period is from 249 to 168 basis points. In the United States, it is from 265 to 194 basis and more »
Source:Malaise makes German bonds more attractive than US – The Globe and Mail

Euro feeling the weight of investor gloom – Financial TimesPosed On August 16th, 2014

Euro feeling the weight of investor gloom Financial Times The euro, at multi-month lows, is feeling the weight of such worries. Talk of the continent’s “Japanification” abounds as disinflation grips and the spread between Tokyo’s two-year yields and those of Berlin turn negative. European stocks have
Source:Euro feeling the weight of investor gloom – Financial Times

Gold and oil rise, shares fall on Iraq airstrike fears – Telegraph.co.ukPosed On August 8th, 2014

Telegraph.co.uk
Gold and oil rise, shares fall on Iraq airstrike fears Telegraph.co.uk … looks explosive with tensions rising in Ukraine and with Russia but the appearance of another flash point and the possibility of being drawn into something deeper in Iraq is set to drag sentiment even lower,” said Jonathan Sudaria, a dealer at
Source:Gold and oil rise, shares fall on Iraq airstrike fears – Telegraph.co.uk

Bank of America offers $17 billion to settle mortgage fraud case – City IndexPosed On August 8th, 2014

Bank of America offers $17 billion to settle mortgage fraud case City Index Bank of America has agreed to the largest settlement in the history of corporate America. The deal would cost Bank of America between $16 billion (£9.5 billion) and $17 billion to settle investigations into its sale of toxic mortgage securities before and more »
Source:Bank of America offers $17 billion to settle mortgage fraud case – City Index

FCA tells firms to track their Tweet viewers – FT AdviserPosed On August 6th, 2014

FCA tells firms to track their Tweet viewers FT Adviser The regulator’s guidance consultation, published today (6 August) revealed its overall approach is that the financial promotion rules must be “media-neutral to ensure that consumers are presented with certain minimum information, in a fair and balanced and more »
Source:FCA tells firms to track their Tweet viewers – FT Adviser

Aussie bonds tipped to outperform – The Canberra TimesPosed On July 31st, 2014

The Canberra Times
Aussie bonds tipped to outperform The Canberra Times Long-dated Australian bonds are expected to continue to outperform US bonds in the next 12 bonds as traders bet on which country is likely to move first on interest rates, and the world’s largest central bank steps away from stimulating financial and more »
Source:Aussie bonds tipped to outperform – The Canberra Times

Ireland lags behind on CFD legislation – Irish TimesPosed On July 30th, 2014

Ireland lags behind on CFD legislation Irish Times According to Brenda Kelly, chief market strategist at financial spread betting and CFD provider IG in London, the UK rules have improved market transparency. If these rules had been in place in Ireland prior to 2007, “it would have prevented undue and more »
Source:Ireland lags behind on CFD legislation – Irish Times

Britain opens criminal probe into foreign exchange rigging – Al-ArabiyaPosed On July 22nd, 2014

Al-Arabiya
Britain opens criminal probe into foreign exchange rigging Al-Arabiya In June Britain’s government, the Bank of England and financial regulators proposed legislation to punish foreign exchange rigging with criminal sanctions. The legislation was an extension of new laws regulating the inter-bank Libor benchmark interest and more »
Source:Britain opens criminal probe into foreign exchange rigging – Al-Arabiya